“In the framework of the official visit to the Federal Republic of Germany, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev and Chancellor Angela Merkel held a joint press conference for the media and presented the most important points of their meeting.

In his address to media representatives, Prime Minister Zaev expressed satisfaction with the meeting and informed Chancellor Merkel that he had congratulated the preliminary government coalition agreement in the Federal Republic of Germany. Politically stable and strong Germany is in the interests of Europe and the Balkans, Prime Minister Zaev said in his address.

‘This year we mark 25 years since the establishment of diplomatic relations between our two countries. There is no better confirmation of the fruitful cooperation between Macedonia and Germany from the facts. The Federal Republic of Germany is trading partner number 1 for our country. The value of the trade exchange has reached about 3.6 billion euros, and it grows each year,’ said the Prime Minister of the Republic of Macedonia, Zoran Zaev.” (translated from the Government of Macedonia)